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WFF Supporter. Rod Building . New Bamboo Fly Rod 7'0" #4,Cork Reel seat Grip,2 Piece 2 Tips with Agate Stripper Guide. I have an Edwards built Shakespeare 1312T that will be dismissed by some as a production trade rod but is a beautifully constructed rod with quality ferrules and having been fished hard for nearing 20 years now remains straight and solid. The line that came with it, on a Meek 55 reel, was a level 3 weight silk. 100 years from now when my rods are selling for 100,000 dollars a section on eBay, bamboo rod makers will be discussing on innergalacular cyber lists whether Garrison or Troester was the real deal and whether dipping or wiping is the best means of applying finish. South Bend model #290 fly rod 7 1/2 ' two piece extra tip 4 oz for a5 weight line. By Subject. 271 Topics 465 Posts Last post Best dumps pin store , buy dumps pin online , good dumps shop by Vendordumps All sections are full length... View full product details by galt » 12/16/20 01:41, Return to “Rod making, restoration, repairs and discussion on those related topics concerning bamboo rods.”, Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited. It's one beautiful rod. Welcome to BambooRodmaking.com, the home of tips, tricks, contraptions and general knowledge all dedicated to the art of bamboo fly rod making. Have always wanted to catch a brook trout on my Great-grandfather's Calcutta bamboo 9'-0" rod, but so far no luck. $1,250.00 US. Thread starter Bonsai; Start date Jan 5, 2018; Tags a bamboo fly on Prev. The rods offered on The List are fly rods of high quality spanning all eras of manufacture - from early Leonard and Thomas bamboo rods, through the pinnacle of fiberglass and graphite, to today's custom makers working with all blank materials. ↳   Rod making, restoration, repairs and discussion on those related topics concerning bamboo rods. Building the world's best bamboo fly rods and celebrating the history and craftsmanship of fly fishing. I think that everyone would agree that we owe a debt to Jerry Foster, who created the Rodmakers site. It can change from day to day, but I love them all. 4.2 out of 5 stars 93. A #275 by Summers, a 7'9" 3-2 by M Clark, and a Divine Fairy. Groucho Marx. I have built a dozen or so rods from 'junk' cane(of unknown origin) and they are all fishable and have all landed fish. A bamboo fly rod is made of six strips of bamboo glued together to form a hexagon. Forums Topics Posts Last post; Buy, Sell or Trade Moderators:antiqueflyrod, splitcane. Moderators: czkid, Ken M 44 I fish it with a 5wt. Sweetgrass is bamboo. I cut a bunch down that was growing in my backyard when I lived in California. Bamboo Has Weight. Sale. The 6 sections include 2 tips that allow this rod to be used as a 8' 6" rod or transform it a 7 footer. This forum is for making announcements of general interest concerning the forum, events, gatherings, stuff about bamboo, wooden fly rods and classic reels. UPDATED May 29, 2020. This board is for discussing the collecting of bamboo fly rods, both classic and modern. Donate. From a blank that is. Quick enough for accurate dry fly fishing and gentle enough not to dry out your wet flies. Fairly durable and can be had under $400, there are a couple of two tip rods for under $450 on ebay. by Flyman615 » 10/15/20 14:44, Post A wonderful taper in every way. Feb 19, 2018 #16 Douglas J Duck A fine custom rod maker, who visited Hoagy Carmichael's shop several times back in the day, meticulously produced replicas of the Garrison rods and others. Sale Pending $2,900.00. by Greg Reynolds » 10/01/20 08:58, Post If you'd like your announcement stuck at the top until the event has passed, drop a note to one of the Moderators. Custom Bamboo Fly fishing rod, Edwards-Bristol era, Edwards 7 1/2' 4 wt. "I am not against golf, since I cannot but suspect it keeps armies of the unworthy from discovering trout." Writing on a bamboo fly rod. by Matt2007 » 09/29/20 05:12, Post Go. by bamboo » 09/28/20 08:36, Post I respect & admire you guys that make these pieces of art all the time. - Led Zeppelin, 10 Years Gone. Then as it was, then again it will be. The Classic Fly Rod forum is probably has many threads on the topic. by Brooks » 09/30/20 23:37, Post by 6tUc05 » 12/13/20 10:11, Post by LeeO » 12/14/20 07:07, Post My favorite is not the rod I use the most or an all arounder but my RD Taylor 24 (7' 4wt) really shows off what a good bamboo rod should do. At least you can gain experience working with bamboo, if you have not already done so. Mild swelled butt and fine tips and a very crisp action suits me fine. This board is for discussing the repair and restoration of bamboo fly rods, makers discussion and construction techniques relating to same. Mike Monsos AKA flyman219. Impregnated rods generally sell in a lower tier of pricing. Since 1973 Marc Aroner has been building high-performance bamboo fly rods for anglers around the world. by Flykuni3 » 10/15/20 17:41, Post Easy. Two weeks later it was back fuller than the original amount! Built in South Bend Indiana in the 1950's restored in 2005. 1; 2; First Prev 2 of 2 Go to page. I am an also an experienced fly caster, first learning to fly fish in the early 1980's. Cigar cork grip with down-locking nickel silver reelseat with wooden reelseat spacer. If you decide you want to dig it up and get rid of it, make sure you dig out the roots. Sure hope so. Bamboo Fly Rods in Stock There are few things better than a great bamboo fly rod, and here you'll find our collection of premium bamboo fly rods in stock and available for sale. This forum is for the FTOTY polls, build progress, information and Q&A regarding the contest rod. by barebo » 09/27/20 15:39, Post Rod comes with bamboo ferrule plugs, stored in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. ↳   Information About Makers and Manufacturers, ↳   Appraisals & Identification of Bamboo Fly Rods. The problem lies with the fact that there are any number of different types of bamboo grown ornamentally in the US for any kind of definitive answer to be given without knowing considerably more about the canes themselves. And it doesn't always mean bamboo. Original bag & tube. Suffice it to say that many of those types so grown do not have canes of sufficient diameter to be of any use. by archt » 10/15/20 14:21, Post ** Montague Rapidan Bamboo Fly Rod ** ***** Here is a very nice Vintage Montague Rapidan 9 foot , three piece, BAMBOO fly fishing rod with TWO tip sections [4 pieces total]..... plus the wood divider and brown canvas sock, all original. Nice Starter Bamboo Rod For Sale - The Classic Fly Rod Forum Orvis rods with two sections and one tip can be very good rods, They Impregnated and do not have varnish except for the wraps. - Paul O'Neil. Writing on a bamboo fly rod. Antique Horrocks-Ibbotson 6 piece bamboo fly rod, 1920's. by DireWolf53 » 09/27/20 21:26, Post ↳   Information About Makers and Manufacturers, ↳   Appraisals & Identification of Bamboo Fly Rods. Just the right flex to cast delicately, or if it is windy, enough backbone to give it a little oomph! ↳   Rod making, restoration, repairs and discussion on those related topics concerning bamboo rods. ↳   Rod makers history, value guide and general discussion, ↳   Link to Orvis Database by Greg Reynolds, ↳   Link to EC Powell's Mechanics of fly casting. "Outside a dog, a book is man's best friend...inside a dog, it's too dark to read!" A very nice piece for your collection. by Southbranch » 09/28/20 17:16, Post The strips are triangular in cross-section, and since the rod tapers from handle to tip, the triangular strips taper, too — the triangle is bigger at one end of the strip than the other. Goture Fly Fishing Rod - 9ft 4 Piece Fishing Rod for Sea, Freshwater Saltwater, Travel Fly Fishing Rod for Walleye, Bass, Salmon, Trout. I've since tried some really spendy graphite rods, but none Grandpa's Bamboo. by SpringCreek » 10/15/20 18:27, Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited. Experience Sweetgrass Rods. 24 topics; 435 replies; FTOTY 2005 Bamboo Rod Build; By Perry B; 09 Nov 2010 He had quite a collection of them, and there were a couple of them he let me fish with when we'd meet up in Yellowstone in the 60's. Cork is nice. Summers 275. It's a 7'8" 6wt that should do a lot of things well. Professionally restored with new wraps and varnish , no short or missing pieces complete and ready to fish. Quick Shop Payne, E.F. – … Wrapped in golden yellow threads and tipped in brown. S'truth! The finish is rubbed polyurethane, which produces a warm semi-gloss finish. Orvis was a particularly well-known purveyor of impregnated rods. I had to replace the mid female and tip male ferrules and the 8-1/2' rod is now 8'-5" but is light in hand and is by far the best "do it all" rod for me. by Canewrap » 10/04/20 10:55, Post Your cane is likely not as stiff due to different fiber bundle type and density. Lanesboro MN Root River. The big stands we have in WV have nasty nodes and are thin walled. I'm about to find out tomorrow if my new Mike Clark 8' 3/2 Ruby taper 5 weight is my new favorite rod. Hopefully it will be the blank I just glued up and will start finishing out today. by 16parachuteadams » 10/04/20 12:52, Post This season, I've kept going back to a couple of rods as the favorites to fish. ↳ Rod and Reel Makers Forum ↳ Information About Makers and Manufacturers ↳ Taper Exchange ↳ Appraisals & Identification of Bamboo Fly Rods Forums. The ferrules are tight. My first modern bamboo rod was a Bob Summers 735, recommended by Bob. On occasion he'd offer night school classes on building a split bamboo fly rod. 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